BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, July 4–Gov. Imee Marcos told reporters that a 7-year-old child, a victim of suspected dengue virus in Brgy. Lanao, this town had succumbed to the dreaded disease. About 30 others were put under close medical observation. Alarmed by this mosquito-bite dengue outbreak, town Mayor Valse Cimatu swiftly directed the municipal health office to coordinate with the province’s anti-dengue task force deployed by Gov. Imee to help contain the spread of the dengue menace.(Theo S. Guiang)